Brigade HQ – SOUSSE.
AM CO’s conference at Brigade HQ.
Brigade Major gave talk to all Brigade HQ personnel ref the Allied invasion of Sicily, developments and topography.
Brigade Security Instruction No 3 issued.
1 RIrF – SOUSSE.
A quiet day spent settling into new area. Nothing to report.
6 Innisks – HAMMAMET.
Recce of training area. Salisbury Plain type with no natural cover.
Major Crocker rejoins Bttn (he was OC B Coy until Exercise Dryshod in Oct 42)
E Company, 16 and 18 Platoon of the Battalion specially commended by the Brigadier on their performance during Exercise “Marathon” – they marched 53 miles in just under 36 hours without a single casualty.